Sips & Shots

Cocktails and Spirits and Wine–Oh My!

This Site Has Merged!

Hello, everyone! If you’re still visiting this page you may be wondering why we haven’t been updating much. Well, in the interest of streamlining my online life, I’ve combined my … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Meet the Sparklings: Cava

Have you heard of cava? It is, essentially, Spain’s answer to Champagne. More often than not it is made in the Champagne Method but since that, too, is limited to … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Meet the Sparklings: Moscato Spumante

Hold up, wait a minute, what’s a California wine doing with the name Champagne on it’s label?! Because, yes, the Barefoot brand is most definitely a California-produced wine, but they’ve … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Meet the Sparklings: Prosecco

Have you ever idly wondered what the difference is between Champagne and Prosecco? It’s not an uncommon questions but I’ll bet it’s one seldom followed-up on because by the time … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Meet the Sparklings: Brut

Today begins another Meet the Wines series here at Sips & Shots (and shared with our friends at Circle of Food)! We’ve done the whites, reds, and roses, so that … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Review & Recipe | Piedra Azul Tequila

Tequila! *da duh da da da da duh dun* Now that song is stuck in your head, right? There are worse anthems for a Friday. I was fortunate enough to … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

AlcoHOLidays | Labor Day | Cruzan Slowpoke Shandy

And just like that, we’ll close the book on another summer. That’s right, another 3-day-weekend is upon us, the last of the season, and the fall and winter holidays are … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Tuesday Reviews-Day | Cruzan Velvet Cinn

***This is a sponsored post. I was provided a sample of Cruzan Velvet Cinn for the purpose of review. All opinions expressed are my own and no additional compensation has … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

AlcoHOLidays | National Rum Day | Cruzan Pineapple Passion

In honor of National Rum Day (August 16) I am delighted to share a recipe courtesy of Cruzan Rum, folks who have been so nice as to share with us … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Tuesday Reviews-Day | Cruzan Passion Fruit Rum

**This is a sponsored post. I was provided a sample of Cruzan Passion Fruit Rum for the purpose of review. All opinions expressed are my own and no further compensation … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

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